Entry #3230: Right to change legal gender in Somalia

Current Version

RegionSomalia
IssueRight to change legal gender
StatusIllegal
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionLegally no way to change gender. Crossdressing is illegal in the Sharia ruled controlled territories.
Sourceshttp://ilga.org/country/somalia/law/


Revision History (3)

Revision by Muhammadaji2022

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueIllegal
Value Specialambiguous
NoteUnder Section 409 of the Somalia criminal Code for Somalia. Changes pending in Somaliland.Legally no way to change gender. Crossdressing is illegal in the Sharia ruled controlled territories.

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value New Value
ValueIllegal
Value Specialambiguous
NoteUnder Section 409 of the Somalia criminal Code.Under Section 409 of the Somalia criminal Code for Somalia. Changes pending in Somaliland.
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "it is illegal"

Revision by Ausyk

Old Value (Original) New Value
NoteNoUnder Section 409 of the Somalia criminal Code.
SourcesNohttp://ilga.org/country/somalia/law/

Ausyk created this entry.